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Betsy Hamm
Betsy Hamm
CEO
Duck Donuts
Mike Rypka
Mike Rypka
Founder & CEO
Torchy’s Tacos
Holly Petre
Holly Petre
Digital Editor
Nation’s Restaurant News
Otto Othman
Otto Othman
Co-Founder & CEO
PINCHO
Leigh Anne Zinsmeister
Leigh Anne Zinsmeister
Group Managing Editor
Nation’s Restaurant News
Nick Marsh
Nick Marsh
CEO
Founder’s Table
Stratis Morfogen
Stratis Morfogen
Founder
Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, Brooklyn Chop House
Joanna Fantozzi
Joanna Fantozzi
Senior Editor
Nation’s Restaurant News
Lisa Jennings
Lisa Jennings
Executive Editor
Nation’s Restaurant News
Christi Ravneberg
Christi Ravneberg
Senior Managing Editor
Nation’s Restaurant News
Josh Halpern
Josh Halpern
CEO
Big Chicken
Bonin Bough
Bonin Bough
Marketing Guru, Investor, Author
Sam Oches
Sam Oches
Editor-in-Chief
Nation’s Restaurant News
Michael McHenry
Michael McHenry
Founder
The McHenry Group
Paul Macaluso
Paul Macaluso
CEO
Another Broken Egg
Bettina Stern
Bettina Stern
Principal & Co-Founder
Chaia
Ron Ruggless
Ron Ruggless
Senior Editor
Nation’s Restaurant News
John Peyton
John Peyton
CEO
Dine Brands
Sahil Rahman
Sahil Rahman
Co-Founder
RASA
Bret Thorn
Bret Thorn
Senior Editor, Food & Beverage
Nation’s Restaurant News
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